Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

Explore incredible running events and much more in Northern Ireland!

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Explore Northern Ireland

This dramatic landscape of sweeping coastline, green hills and sublime mountains is incredible for outdoor adventure! Discover runs, hikes and much more right here.

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  • Fri 26 Jul
  • £19-£21
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Giant’s Trail Race

Welcome to the Dub Runner’s eighth annual Giant’s Trail Race 2024.

  • 6 miles trail running
  • Sun 28 Jul
  • £10-£28
Hillsborough, County Down, UK

Hillsborough Castle and Gardens Running Festival

RunThrough Events are excited to announce the return of the Hillsborough Castle and Gardens Running Festival in support of Northern Ireland Hospice.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Wed 31 Jul
  • £12.50-£17.50
Downpatrick, County Down, UK

Ardglass 5K & 10K

Sponsored by EURO SPAR.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Fri 2 Aug
  • £12-£14
Ballymena, County Antrim, UK

Carnlough Quarry 5K

A challenging but rewarding multi terrain course.

  • 5 km multi terrain running
  • Fri 2 Aug
  • £15-£17
Cookstown, County Tyrone, UK

Stanley Reid Memorial 5 Mile Classic

The Stanley Reid Memorial 5 Mile Classic will take place in 2024 in Loughry College, Cookstown.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sat 3 Aug
  • £40-£60
Ballymena, County Antrim, UK

Waterfoot to Ballycastle

Marathon and Half Marathon option

  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Sat 3 Aug
  • £10-£27
Newtownards, County Down, UK

Run the Trails

Scrabo Striders are delighted to announce the return of Run The Trails 2024 sponsored by Goody Training Solutions.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 3 Aug
  • FREE-£17
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Seven Sevens

The race is held in conjunction with the annual Challenge Walk hosted by Lagan Valley Orienteers.

  • 19 miles fell running
  • Sat 10 Aug
  • £16-£28
Newry, County Down, UK

Dambusters 10 Mile, 10K, 5K & 10K Walk

The Annual Dambusters race will take place in 2024 at the Silent Valley Mountain Centre.

  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Short walk
  • 10 miler
  • Sat 10 - Sun 11 Aug
  • £65
Enniskillen, County Tyrone, UK

Last One Standing Florence Court All Ireland

This event is on a 4.2 mile route around the paths and forests of Florence court.

  • 4.2 miles trail running
  • Sat 17 - Sun 18 Aug
  • £30-£62
Ballynahinch, County Down, UK

The Montalto Night Endurance Challenge

Welcome to the Montalto Moonlight Endurance Challenge, an extraordinary event set against the enchanting backdrop of Montalto Estate in Northern Ireland.

  • Trail run 3
  • Sat 17 Aug
  • £30-£45
Enniskillen, County Tyrone, UK

The Borderlands Cycle

A choice of routes over gravel and backroads, traversing the border taking in the Mac Nean Valley and surrounding hills

  • Gravel events 3
  • Sun 18 Aug
  • £4-£19
Carrickfergus, County Antrim, UK

Storming The Castle 10K

STC10K offers a fantastic, fast, flat course with potential for securing personal bests.

  • Fun run 2
  • 10K run
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £47
Dungannon, County Tyrone, UK

Lap the Lough

Lap the Lough is an annual cycle event around Lough Neagh, the largest lake in Ireland and Britain.

  • 144 km road cycling
  • Sun 25 Aug
  • £42-£45
  • 1 charity
Larne, County Antrim, UK

Antrim Coast Half Marathon

Run the world's second fastest half marathon alongside the stunning Antrim Coast! With a flat and fast route, it is perfect for hitting a PB or great as a first half marathon.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £5-£22
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Laganside 10K

Runners get ready! The Laganside 10k takes place in 2024.

  • Fun run
  • 10K run
  • Sun 1 Sep
  • £27-£70
Londonderry, County Antrim, UK

Waterside Half Marathon

The 41st Waterside Half Marathon returns to the city in 2024.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Fri 6 Sep
  • £13-£18
Newtownards, County Down, UK

Ards 5 Mile

Scrabo Striders proudly presents the Ards 5 Mile race.

  • 5 miles road running
  • Sat 7 Sep
  • £40
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Belfast Victoria Park Road Relays

Hosting the NI Senior and Master's Championships 2024

  • Fun run 5
  • Thu 12 Sep
  • £25
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Air Ambulance Runway Run

Run 5K at Night, help fund a Life-Saving Flight

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 14 Sep
  • £27.50-£85
Bushmills, County Antrim, UK

Causeway Coast Marathon Events

In 2010 the Causeway Coast Marathon arrived onto the running calendar as the second ever mass participation off road marathon in Ireland...

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run
  • Sun 15 Sep
  • £5-£25
Craigavon, County Armagh, UK

Rock the Lough 24

St Peter’s AC is pleased to be back this year with their Rock the Lakes and Lough event.

  • Fun run
  • 5K run
  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Sat 21 Sep
  • £75
Downpatrick, County Down, UK

The Lecale Way Ultra 50K

We Run Wild NI & Atlas Running have joined forces to bring you this great event.

  • 50 km multi terrain running
  • Sun 22 Sep
  • £35-£37
Belfast, County Antrim, UK

Moy Park Belfast City Half Marathon

The Moy Park Belfast City Half Marathon is the largest Half Marathon event in Northern Ireland and has seen a massive growth, selling out for 4 years in a row.

  • 13.1 miles road running
  • Sat 12 Oct
  • £79-£99
Newcastle, County Down, UK

SkyRun The Mournes

Est. 2014 — The Mourne Skyline returns for 2024! Two Epic Races: One Incredible Destination!

  • Trail run
  • 50K ultra run
  • Sun 13 Oct
  • £45-£67
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Newcastle Way Marathon & Half Marathon

Newcastle Way Marathon and Half Marathon are back in Newcastle again! In the shadow of The Mournes

  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Sat 9 Nov
  • £30-£55
Newcastle, County Down, UK

Tollymore Trail Marathon

The Tollymore Trail Marathon Events are back on the calendar for 2024.

  • 10K run
  • Half marathon
  • Marathon
  • Ultra run

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